The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies with a requirement for Microservices skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Microservices over the 3 months to 25 May 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microservices
UK
3 months to
25 May 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 159 352 791
Rank change year-on-year +193 +439  
Permanent jobs citing Microservices 1906 858 177
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 2.21% 0.87% 0.17%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.47% 0.98% 0.19%
Number of salaries quoted 1526 742 148
Median salary £62,500 £60,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.16% +9.09%  
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £45,000 £45,000
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £82,500 £80,000
UK excluding London median salary £47,500 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year -5.00% +5.26%  

Microservices is in the process and methodology skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Process & Methodology Skills
UK
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 77165 87903 93799
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 89.66% 89.10% 87.75%
Number of salaries quoted 63063 73140 76146
Median salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £75,000 £77,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year - +2.27%  

Microservices
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised citing Microservices as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Job vacancy trend for Microservices in the UK

Microservices
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Microservices.

Salary trend for Microservices in the UK

Microservices
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Microservices over the 3 months to 25 May 2017.

Salary histogram for Microservices in the UK

Microservices
Top 30 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Microservices within the UK over the 3 months to 25 May 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +198 1825 £62,500 - 401
London +124 1222 £70,000 +12.00% 268
South East +188 207 £55,000 -12.00% 48
City of London +100 184 £70,000 +12.00% 41
West Midlands +82 95 £42,500 -10.52% 13
South West +66 85 £47,500 +5.55% 22
Berkshire +108 82 £58,750 +11.90% 7
Yorkshire +70 74 £45,000 -18.18% 18
North West +20 66 £45,000 -30.76% 9
Bristol +31 53 £55,000 +22.22% 14
East of England +53 51 £55,000 +11.67% 15
Manchester +4 51 £44,000 -32.30% 9
West Yorkshire +51 43 £55,000 -8.33% 16
Hampshire +56 40 £45,000 +20.00% 12
Leeds +44 37 £55,000 - 11
Scotland +17 28 £56,250 +25.00% 4
Reading - 26 £55,000 - 1
Cambridgeshire +12 22 £52,500 +36.36% 10
Southampton +30 21 £33,500 -10.66% 1
Buckinghamshire +26 20 £47,500 +40.74% 6
Milton Keynes +19 20 £47,500 +40.74% 4
Glasgow +13 20 £57,500 +27.77% 1
Worcestershire - 20 £37,500 - 1
West Sussex +37 19 £50,000 +5.26% 4
Staffordshire - 19 £40,000 - 1
Surrey +48 18 £51,250 -26.78% 2
Warwickshire +27 18 £50,000 +8.10% 3
Hertfordshire +22 18 £55,000 -8.33% 2
Oxfordshire -5 18 £55,000 -12.00% 6
Stoke-on-Trent - 18 £40,000 -

For the 6 months to 25 May 2017, IT jobs citing Microservices also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads with a requirement for Microservices.

1 2286 (65.90%) Agile Software Development
2 1866 (53.79%) Java
3 1258 (36.26%) TDD
4 1094 (31.54%) JavaScript
5 933 (26.90%) Software Engineering
6 918 (26.46%) DevOps
7 894 (25.77%) Amazon AWS
8 848 (24.45%) Docker
9 841 (24.24%) Continuous Integration
10 831 (23.96%) REST
11 805 (23.21%) NoSQL
12 792 (22.83%) Spring
13 785 (22.63%) Scrum
14 765 (22.05%) Linux
15 749 (21.59%) .NET
16 706 (20.35%) Web Services
17 701 (20.21%) Node.js
18 694 (20.01%) SQL
19 692 (19.95%) SOA
20 690 (19.89%) Git (software)
21 683 (19.69%) C#
22 645 (18.59%) AngularJS
23 638 (18.39%) HTML
24 637 (18.36%) Python
25 621 (17.90%) BDD
26 618 (17.81%) Finance
27 607 (17.50%) Jenkins
28 566 (16.32%) MongoDB
29 540 (15.57%) Greenfield Project
30 483 (13.92%) Scala

Microservices
Co-occurring IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 277 (7.99%) Elasticsearch
2 168 (4.84%) Apache
3 124 (3.57%) Tomcat
4 117 (3.37%) Apache Spark
5 104 (3.00%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 98 (2.83%) JBoss
7 76 (2.19%) nginx
8 72 (2.08%) Apache Solr
9 63 (1.82%) Confluence
10 56 (1.61%) CMS
11 49 (1.41%) WebLogic
12 44 (1.27%) WebSphere
13 43 (1.24%) IIS
14 37 (1.07%) Jetty
15 32 (0.92%) OpenStack
16 28 (0.81%) Cloud Foundry
17 21 (0.61%) BizTalk Server
18 20 (0.58%) WildFly
19 19 (0.55%) Apache Airflow
20 15 (0.43%) GlassFish
Applications
1 9 (0.26%) HipChat
2 4 (0.12%) Microsoft Excel
3 3 (0.086%) Chatbot
4 2 (0.058%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 34 (0.98%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 12 (0.35%) Eloqua
3 11 (0.32%) Dynamics CRM
4 8 (0.23%) Payment Gateway
4 8 (0.23%) RMDS
5 6 (0.17%) Magento
5 6 (0.17%) SessionCam
5 6 (0.17%) Social Studio
6 5 (0.14%) SAP Hybris
7 4 (0.12%) Unica
8 1 (0.029%) Advent Geneva
8 1 (0.029%) Front Arena
8 1 (0.029%) Oracle Applications
8 1 (0.029%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 894 (25.77%) Amazon AWS
2 387 (11.16%) Microsoft Azure
3 231 (6.66%) SaaS
4 127 (3.66%) PaaS
5 110 (3.17%) GitHub
6 105 (3.03%) Google Cloud Platform
7 71 (2.05%) Amazon EC2
8 65 (1.87%) Cloud Computing
9 64 (1.84%) IaaS
10 58 (1.67%) AWS CloudFormation
11 31 (0.89%) AWS Lambda
12 29 (0.84%) OpenShift
13 26 (0.75%) Amazon SQS
14 24 (0.69%) Amazon Kinesis
15 23 (0.66%) Heroku
16 21 (0.61%) Amazon S3
17 14 (0.40%) Datadog
18 11 (0.32%) Akamai
19 10 (0.29%) Amazon ELB
19 10 (0.29%) iPaaS
Communications & Networking
1 184 (5.30%) HTTP
2 76 (2.19%) Internet
3 57 (1.64%) TCP/IP
4 52 (1.50%) Firewall
5 35 (1.01%) AMQP
6 25 (0.72%) DNS
7 16 (0.46%) FTP
8 11 (0.32%) Cisco ASA
8 11 (0.32%) LDAP
9 10 (0.29%) VPN
10 9 (0.26%) HTTPS
10 9 (0.26%) SMPP
10 9 (0.26%) SNMP
11 8 (0.23%) Network Security
11 8 (0.23%) SAN
12 7 (0.20%) Cisco Nexus
12 7 (0.20%) Cisco PIX
12 7 (0.20%) OpenVPN
13 6 (0.17%) SSH
13 6 (0.17%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 805 (23.21%) NoSQL
2 566 (16.32%) MongoDB
3 463 (13.35%) MySQL
4 393 (11.33%) SQL Server
5 357 (10.29%) Big Data
6 333 (9.60%) Relational Database
7 325 (9.37%) Apache Cassandra
8 273 (7.87%) PostgreSQL
9 195 (5.62%) Redis
10 178 (5.13%) Hadoop
11 97 (2.80%) Amazon DynamoDB
12 78 (2.25%) RDBMS
13 72 (2.08%) Blockchain
14 59 (1.70%) Neo4j
15 54 (1.56%) Couchbase
16 52 (1.50%) CouchDB
16 52 (1.50%) Data Warehouse
17 49 (1.41%) Oracle Database
18 41 (1.18%) SQL Server 2008
19 40 (1.15%) HBase
Development Applications
1 690 (19.89%) Git (software)
2 607 (17.50%) Jenkins
3 286 (8.24%) Maven
4 199 (5.74%) Selenium
5 197 (5.68%) TeamCity
6 196 (5.65%) JUnit
7 172 (4.96%) JIRA
8 152 (4.38%) Cucumber
9 149 (4.30%) Hudson
10 126 (3.63%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 126 (3.63%) Octopus Deploy
11 121 (3.49%) Subversion
12 113 (3.26%) Gradle
13 96 (2.77%) Team Foundation Server
14 81 (2.33%) Visual Studio
15 80 (2.31%) Eclipse
16 76 (2.19%) Ant
17 75 (2.16%) gulp
17 75 (2.16%) Vagrant
18 70 (2.02%) NUnit
General
1 618 (17.81%) Finance
2 234 (6.75%) Banking
3 162 (4.67%) Retail
4 157 (4.53%) Games
5 99 (2.85%) Marketing
6 77 (2.22%) Telecoms
7 61 (1.76%) Advertising
8 59 (1.70%) Electronics
8 59 (1.70%) Law
9 46 (1.33%) Manufacturing
10 44 (1.27%) Front Office
11 34 (0.98%) Back Office
12 33 (0.95%) Investment Banking
13 23 (0.66%) Billing
14 21 (0.61%) Legal
15 19 (0.55%) Publishing
16 18 (0.52%) Financial Institution
16 18 (0.52%) Pharmaceutical
16 18 (0.52%) Retail Banking
17 10 (0.29%) Military
Job Titles
1 1979 (57.05%) Developer
2 947 (27.30%) Java Developer
3 589 (16.98%) Senior Developer
4 403 (11.62%) Architect
5 360 (10.38%) Software Engineer
6 310 (8.94%) C# Developer
7 296 (8.53%) Senior Java Developer
8 277 (7.99%) .NET Developer
9 225 (6.49%) DevOps Engineer
10 173 (4.99%) Java Engineer
11 168 (4.84%) Solutions Architect
12 153 (4.41%) Software Developer
13 149 (4.30%) C# .NET Developer
14 148 (4.27%) Full Stack Developer
15 146 (4.21%) Lead Developer
15 146 (4.21%) Scala Developer
16 135 (3.89%) JavaScript Developer
17 129 (3.72%) AWS Developer
18 123 (3.55%) Node.js Developer
19 121 (3.49%) Agile Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 831 (23.96%) REST
2 792 (22.83%) Spring
3 749 (21.59%) .NET
4 706 (20.35%) Web Services
5 701 (20.21%) Node.js
6 645 (18.59%) AngularJS
7 638 (18.39%) HTML
8 472 (13.61%) RESTful
9 466 (13.43%) CSS
10 401 (11.56%) React
11 334 (9.63%) Hibernate
12 319 (9.20%) HTML5
13 312 (8.99%) ASP.NET
14 300 (8.65%) Spring Boot
15 273 (7.87%) ASP.NET Web API
16 246 (7.09%) XML
17 240 (6.92%) SOAP
18 238 (6.86%) JSON
19 220 (6.34%) Kafka
20 205 (5.91%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 540 (15.57%) Greenfield Project
2 271 (7.81%) Computer Science
3 202 (5.82%) User Experience
4 195 (5.62%) Fintech
5 119 (3.43%) Enterprise Software
6 116 (3.34%) Analytical Skills
7 88 (2.54%) Mobile App
8 65 (1.87%) Hedge funds
9 62 (1.79%) iPad
10 52 (1.50%) Public Cloud
11 48 (1.38%) Algorithms
11 48 (1.38%) Data Centre
11 48 (1.38%) Online Banking
12 46 (1.33%) Linux Command Line
13 44 (1.27%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
14 40 (1.15%) Social Media
15 35 (1.01%) Virtual Team
16 33 (0.95%) Clustering
17 25 (0.72%) Blog
17 25 (0.72%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 765 (22.05%) Linux
2 208 (6.00%) Windows
3 137 (3.95%) Unix
4 68 (1.96%) Android
5 57 (1.64%) CentOS
6 55 (1.59%) Apple iOS
7 39 (1.12%) Ubuntu
8 38 (1.10%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 34 (0.98%) Windows Server
10 20 (0.58%) Windows Server 2012
11 15 (0.43%) CoreOS
11 15 (0.43%) Mac OS
12 12 (0.35%) Windows Server 2008
13 3 (0.086%) Debian
13 3 (0.086%) Fedora
14 2 (0.058%) Kali Linux
14 2 (0.058%) Windows 10
14 2 (0.058%) Windows 8
15 1 (0.029%) Data ONTAP
15 1 (0.029%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 2286 (65.90%) Agile Software Development
2 1258 (36.26%) TDD
3 933 (26.90%) Software Engineering
4 918 (26.46%) DevOps
5 841 (24.24%) Continuous Integration
6 785 (22.63%) Scrum
7 692 (19.95%) SOA
8 621 (17.90%) BDD
9 478 (13.78%) Test Automation
10 467 (13.46%) MVC
11 434 (12.51%) OO
12 410 (11.82%) Open Source
13 385 (11.10%) Continuous Delivery
14 357 (10.29%) E-Commerce
15 333 (9.60%) Kanban
16 304 (8.76%) SDLC
17 277 (7.99%) Mentoring
18 275 (7.93%) SOLID
19 225 (6.49%) Unit Testing
20 223 (6.43%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 1866 (53.79%) Java
2 1094 (31.54%) JavaScript
3 694 (20.01%) SQL
4 683 (19.69%) C#
5 637 (18.36%) Python
6 483 (13.92%) Scala
7 304 (8.76%) Go
8 286 (8.24%) Ruby
9 189 (5.45%) PHP
10 147 (4.24%) C++
11 146 (4.21%) Bash Shell
12 116 (3.34%) ES6
13 103 (2.97%) PowerShell
14 99 (2.85%) Groovy
15 96 (2.77%) TypeScript
16 81 (2.33%) C
17 68 (1.96%) Shell Script
18 63 (1.82%) T-SQL
19 56 (1.61%) PL/SQL
20 51 (1.47%) Perl
Qualifications
1 384 (11.07%) Degree
2 66 (1.90%) Security Cleared
3 31 (0.89%) ISEB
4 25 (0.72%) ISTQB
5 18 (0.52%) SC Cleared
6 16 (0.46%) CISSP
7 13 (0.37%) Master's Degree
8 12 (0.35%) CITP
9 11 (0.32%) AWS Certification
9 11 (0.32%) CEH
9 11 (0.32%) GCIA
9 11 (0.32%) PMI Certification
10 9 (0.26%) PhD
11 7 (0.20%) Mathematical Degree
12 6 (0.17%) DV Cleared
13 5 (0.14%) CISA
13 5 (0.14%) Microsoft Certification
14 4 (0.12%) CISM
15 2 (0.058%) OCP
15 2 (0.058%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 278 (8.01%) QA
2 25 (0.72%) GCP
3 23 (0.66%) Data Quality
4 13 (0.37%) Dodd-Frank
4 13 (0.37%) MiFID
5 11 (0.32%) EMIR
6 4 (0.12%) SLA
7 3 (0.086%) PMO
7 3 (0.086%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 3 (0.086%) WCAG
8 2 (0.058%) PCI DSS
9 1 (0.029%) ISO/IEC 27001
9 1 (0.029%) SSAE 16
System Software
1 848 (24.45%) Docker
2 38 (1.10%) VMware Infrastructure
3 16 (0.46%) Apache ZooKeeper
4 15 (0.43%) Active Directory
4 15 (0.43%) Hyper-V
4 15 (0.43%) VirtualBox
5 12 (0.35%) Virtual Machines
6 9 (0.26%) etcd
7 8 (0.23%) flannel
7 8 (0.23%) HDFS
7 8 (0.23%) Varnish
8 6 (0.17%) KVM
9 4 (0.12%) Gluster
9 4 (0.12%) NFS
9 4 (0.12%) vSphere
10 3 (0.086%) Apache Flume
10 3 (0.086%) iptables
11 2 (0.058%) LXC
12 1 (0.029%) GlusterFS
12 1 (0.029%) OpenSIPS
Systems Management
1 361 (10.41%) Kubernetes
2 283 (8.16%) Puppet
3 261 (7.52%) Ansible
4 201 (5.79%) Opscode Chef
5 113 (3.26%) Terraform
6 46 (1.33%) Mesos
7 45 (1.30%) Docker Swarm
8 44 (1.27%) Kibana
9 30 (0.86%) Consul
10 28 (0.81%) Nagios
11 27 (0.78%) HAProxy
12 24 (0.69%) StatsD
13 23 (0.66%) logstash
14 22 (0.63%) Grafana
15 16 (0.46%) rkt
16 15 (0.43%) Packer
17 13 (0.37%) MOM
18 10 (0.29%) Icinga
19 9 (0.26%) Capistrano
19 9 (0.26%) Graphite
Vendors
1 275 (7.93%) Microsoft
2 216 (6.23%) Oracle
3 181 (5.22%) Google
4 65 (1.87%) Splunk
5 64 (1.84%) Red Hat
6 63 (1.82%) SAP
7 58 (1.67%) VMware
8 54 (1.56%) Xamarin
9 53 (1.53%) New Relic
10 44 (1.27%) TIBCO
11 37 (1.07%) IBM
12 30 (0.86%) Apigee
12 30 (0.86%) Zend
13 29 (0.84%) Atlassian
13 29 (0.84%) Cognizant
13 29 (0.84%) Salesforce.com
14 25 (0.72%) Solace
15 22 (0.63%) AppDynamics
15 22 (0.63%) StreamBase
16 21 (0.61%) Facebook
Corby, Northamptonshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 10 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Stratospherec
Salary: From £30,000 to £45,000 per annum Excellent Bonuses and benefits packa
Posted: 6 hours ago
City, London
Oliver Bernard
Salary: £90000 - £120000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 10 hours ago
Corby, Northamptonshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum
Posted: 10 hours ago
Buckinghamshire
Verticality Ltd
Salary: Salary up to £45k + Benefits
Posted: 10 hours ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 45,000
Posted: 4 hours ago
London
Talent Point Ltd
Salary: £70000 - £85000 per annum
Posted: 4 hours ago
London
Arrows Group
Salary: £70000.00 per annum
Posted: 8 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Sanderson
Salary: £35000 - £55000 per annum + 10% Pension*
Posted: 9 hours ago
London
DeSantis Arin Recruitment
Salary: Up to £75,000 per annum
Posted: 4 hours ago
West London
Explore Group
Salary: £40000 - £80000 per annum
Posted: 6 hours ago
London
Cognizant
Salary: Competitive + Benefits
Posted: 5 hours ago
Hythe, Kent
Bournbrook Consultancy
Salary: Up to £56,000 per annum Fantastic salary + great benefits!
Posted: 5 hours ago
Bath, Avon
Novate IT Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + bonus + bens
Posted: 5 hours ago
Horsham, West Sussex
Go IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £45,000 to £60,000 per annum + up to 15% bonuses + excellent bene
Posted: 8 hours ago
London
Cognizant
Salary: Competitive + Benefits
Posted: 6 hours ago
London
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Cognizant
Salary: Competitive + Benefits
Posted: 4 hours ago
London
Cognizant
Salary: Competitive + Benefits
Posted: 4 hours ago
London
Joseph Harry Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + annum 20-30% Bonus + 10% Pension
Posted: 11 hours ago
London
Cognizant
Salary: Competitive + Benefits
Posted: 5 hours ago
London
Explore Group
Salary: £80000 - £90000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Southern Lights Recruitment
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 8 hours ago
London
Premier IT
Salary: £45000 - £65000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Cognizant
Salary: Competitive + Benefits
Posted: 4 hours ago
London
Joseph Harry Ltd
Salary: £75000 - £95000 per annum + + 10% Pension + 30% Bonus
Posted: 11 hours ago
London
People Source Consulting
Salary: £80000 - £100000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 6 hours ago
London
Southern Lights Recruitment
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: 9 hours ago
South East London
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + 25 Days Hol
Posted: 10 hours ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday